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Eddie Owens

Eddie Owens, age 82, of Damascus, Va., passed away on Tuesday, February 12, 2019, at Grace Healthcare of Abingdon.

He was born August 21, 1936, in Washington County, Va., to the late Larkin E. Owens, Sr. and Martha Trent Owens. In addition to his parents he was also preceded in death by a granddaughter, Kelsey Owens; sisters, Betty Arnold, Peggy Ault, Hazel Poole, Mary Wine and Ellen Hines and brothers, Marvin Owens and Larkin E. Owens, Jr.

Eddie was a lifelong resident of the area and drove a school bus for Washington County Public School System for many years. He was a member of the Damascus Church of Christ.

Survivors include his children, Eddie Owens, Brian Owens and Patsy Owens; brothers, Roger Owens and wife, Judy and Joe Owens and wife, Terri; grandchildren, Mark Hand, Silone Hand and Seth Owens; sisters-in-law, Ruth Ann Owens and Betty Owens; brothers-in-law, Bud Hines, Bob Wine and Randy Poole; several nieces and nephews; special caregivers, Stacey Kessler and her daughter, Sierra Greenwood.

Visitation will be from 1 to 1:45 p.m., Thursday, February 14, 2019, in the Frost Funeral Home Chapel. A funeral service will follow at 2 p.m., in the chapel with Mr. Walt Staude officiating. Interment will follow at Mock Cemetery.

Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.

Online condolences may be expressed at

Frost Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 250 East Main St., Abingdon, Va., is honored to serve the Owens family.


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